College Counseling: Start Early with 9-10th Graders

High school students need to begin exploring the full array of college options well before their senior year. This course will help counselors understand the essentials of a strong college counseling curriculum and introduce how to effectively share these ideas to 9th and 10th graders in developmentally-appropriate ways. You will gain valuable resources on explaining the importance of various aspects of college preparation to early high school students and the many options for post-high school education available today. This course is part of the College Counseling series.

In this course, you will:

  • Comprehend the goals of an effective introductory college counseling curriculum,
  • Apply the elements of an effective curriculum to 9th and 10th graders, based on developmentally-appropriate activities,
  • Assess the effectiveness of your college counseling program, and
  • Prepare a flyer for your students to inform them about steps they can take right now to build a foundation for college admissions success.
  • Who should take this course?


    What grade level(s) does this course apply to?

    High School

    Course Vendor

    Michigan Virtual